Cantor Loses To Tea Party Challenger

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary bid to Tea Party challenger David Brat in a stunning upset Tuesday night. Brat, an economics professor at Randolph-Macon College who raised only US$200,000 for his campaign, beat Cantor, the second-most powerful Republican in Congress, 56-44, according to Real Clear Politics. “This is an earthquake,” said former Minnesota congressman and Cantor backer Vin Weber. […]

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Christie Talks Tough Foreign Policy

Hinting at what a possible run for the White House in 2016 would look like, New Jersey governor Chris Christie on Sunday called for a more aggressive foreign policy that defends American values abroad. Speaking at the Champions of Jewish Values International awards gala in New York, Christie did not mention Israel specifically. But he insisted that America’s leaders must send “clear […]

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